Jammu, October 7: Terrorists have gunned down, two civilians in broad day light in Jammu and Kashmir’s Safa Kadal area of Srinagar on Thursday. These killings come in the backdrop of another three civilians being gunned down on Tuesday.
Two more civilians have been shot dead in Srinagar’s Safa Kadal area this morning within a span of one hour. As per reports the terrorists fired upon the duo — identified as Satinder Kour and Deepak Chand — both residents of Alochibagh in Safa Kadal, leaving them critically injured.
Reports said they were rushed to Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) hospital where they were declared brought dead on arrival. Security forces have reached the spot and cordon off the area.
One of the deceased Satinder Kour was the principal while Deepak Chand was a teacher at Sangam School in Srinagar. Chand is a Kashmir Pandit and the woman was a Sikh.
On Tuesday, 70-year-old Makhan Lal Bindroo, a prominent businessman and the owner of Bindroo Medicate pharmacy in Srinagar's Iqbal Park, was shot at from point-blank range inside his pharmacy around 7 pm; terrorists struck at Lal Bazar in downtown Srinagar and killed a street food vendor who was identified as Virender Paswan. Another civilian was shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora. The man was identified as Mohammad Shafi, the president of a taxi stand in the area.